DOD issues interim rule

An interim acquisition rule went into effect March 1 requiring Defense Department contractors to submit bills electronically and DOD to process the bills electronically. The capability is required by the National Defense Authorization Act of 2001.

Comments on the rule must be received by April 22 at http://emissary.acq.osd.mil/dar/dfars.nsf/pubcomm or via e-mail at dfars@acq.osd.mil. "DFARS Case 2002-D001" should be in the subject line of e-mailed comments.

The rule identifies three electronic forms for transmission of bills and identifies six situations where electronic payment is too burdensome.

DOD systems were capable of processing nearly all electronic payment requests as of March 1, according to the interim rule. For systems that are not ready, the rule allows the contracting officer to accept other processing methods.

Reader Comments

Please post your comments here. Comments are moderated, so they may not appear immediately after submitting. We will not post comments that we consider abusive or off-topic.

Please type the letters/numbers you see above

What is your e-mail address?

My e-mail address is:

Do you have a password?

Forgot your password? Click here
close

Trending

  • POWER TRAINING: How to engage your customers

    Don't miss our Aug. 2 Washington Technology Power Training session on Mastering Stakeholder Engagement, where you'll learned the critical skills you need to more fully connect with your customers and win more business. Read More

  • PROJECT 38 PODCAST

    In our latest Project 38 Podcast, editor Nick Wakeman interviews Tom Romeo, the leader of Maximus Federal about how it has zoomed up the 2019 Top 100. Read More

contracts DB

Washington Technology Daily

Sign up for our newsletter.

Terms and Privacy Policy consent

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.